Genus: Descurainia

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Last Modified 04/15/2013

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Descurainia Webb & Berthelot, Hist. Nat. Isles Canaries 3(2,3): 72. 1836.

List of Descurainia Species

References to Descurainia

  • Baskin, C. C. 2004. Germination ecology of seeds of the annual weeds Capsella bursa-pastoris and Descurainia sophia originating from high northern latitudes. Weed Research 44: 60-68.
  • Brown, R. C.; Lemmon, B. E.; Nguyen, H. 2004. Comparative anatomy of the chalazal endosperm cyst in seeds of the Brassicaceae. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 144: 375-394.
  • Detling, L. E. 1939. A revision of the North American species of Descurainia. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 22: 481-520.
  • Goodson, B. E. 2007. Molecular systematics and biogeography of Descurainia Webb & Berthel. (Brassicaceae). Ph.D. Dissertation Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX,
  • Goodson, B. E. 2011. Molecular systematics and biogeogaphy of Descurainia (Brassicaceae) based on nuclear ITS and non-coding chloroplast DNA. Syst. Bot. 36: 957-980.
  • Holmgren, N. H. 2004. Lectotypifications and new combinations in North American Brassicaceae. Brittonia 56: 245-248.
  • Li, W. 2005. Hormonal and environmental regulation of seed germination in flixweed (Descurainia sophia). Plant Growth Regulation 45: 199-207. (Also Arabidopsis)
  • Milberg, P.; Andersson, L. 1997. Seasonal variation in dormancy and light sensitivity in buried seeds of eight annual weed species. Canad. J. Bot. 75: 1998-2004.
  • Warwick, S. I. 2004. Phylogeny of Smelowskia and related genera (Brassicaceae) based on nuclear its DNA and chloroplast trnL intron DNA sequences. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 91: 99-123. (Also Descurainia)